Congressional Civility

The subcommittee heard testimony on the manner and nature of House debate and institutional behavior. This hearing was called in… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony on the manner and nature of House debate and institutional behavior. This hearing was called in response to Professor Jamieson’s report which she presented to members during the congressional retreat in Hershey, PA. The witnesses also offered various solutions, including changing the content of and schedule for one-minute speeches and promoting more personal interactions. This hearing was interrupted by a House vote on whether comments by Rep. John Lewis should be taken and was subsequently postponed. close

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Program ID:
80453-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 1997
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 1997

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  • Apr 17, 1997 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 1997 | 1:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 1997 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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